Fact: Spoof rock band Spinal Tap thrilled fans at Glastonbury festival in the U.K. - they were joined onstage by British singer/pianist Jamie Cullum for a rendition of SHORT AND SWEET, and by former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker on BIG BOTTOM.
Fact: Reformed spoof rock legends Spinal Tap have added seminal British festival Glastonbury to their U.K. tour. The group will take to the stage at the Somerset bash in June (09).
Quote: "When we were going out as (SPINAL) TAP - the first tour was in '84... we just played these show. Now... we're gonna destroy the hotel rooms because no one would think we would. Actually, at our age, we're gonna hire people to destroy the hotel rooms for us." Spinal Tap star Christopher Guest on his wild plans for the group's not-so-mellow acoustic reunion tour.
Quote: "I had no damage to my home and I felt that when you love a city, you don't walk away from it at a time when it's battered and bruised; you help to bring it back to good shape." THIS IS... Spinal Tap and The Simpsons star Harry Shearer on his decision to stay in his beloved New Orleans, Louisiana after the destruction of Hurricane Katrina.
Quote: "My songs are f**king comic books, you know what I mean? We're not far removed from Spinal Tap, except we wear trainers instead of Cuban heels." Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder compares the British band to mainly fictitious rockers SPINAL TAP.